What is Atovaquone-Proguanil?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Malarone

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See also: Atovaquone Proguanil

Atovaquone-Proguanil is an antimalarial medication used to prevent and treat malaria.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atovaquone-Proguanil

Side effect Patients
Jarisch-Herxeimer reaction 2
Nausea and vomiting 1
Vivid dreams 1
Weird or strange dreams 1

Why patients stopped taking Atovaquone-Proguanil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 5
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Atovaquone-Proguanil

Duration

Stopped taking Atovaquone-Proguanil

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Atovaquone-Proguanil

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Lyme disease co-infection)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Jarisch-Herxeimer reaction, nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: I had trouble keeping this down but perserved and it helped kill off some lyme.

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